A1706 / EMC 3071—Released in November 2016, this 13" Macbook Pro introduces the OLED Touch Bar. Features a dual-core "Skylake" Intel Core i5 CPU and four Thunderbolt 3 ports.

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Can bevel above hinge be replaced easily

i have Macbook pro with touch bar Model A1706

The bevel above the hinge (where it says Macbook Pro) has hairline cracks Think might be a issue using a laptop protective cover

Can it be repaired ??

Update (11/30/2017)

Thanks for reply

Ho much to repair ?Do you think a common problem?

Think damage caused by Macbook hardcase shell

see picture attached

looks as if when closing lid causes a pinch point because case clips on back by hinges

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Do you think Apple would cover under warranty ?

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I believe what you're talking about is the clutch cover. It can be removed as illustrated in Step 3 of the Retina Display Teardown. You'll probably have to remove the display in order to be able to remove it. For that, you'll have to do some disassembly. You can follow the Touch Bar Teardown, you don't have to remove everything, like the touchpad and battery, it shouldn't be too difficult to figure out what needs to be removed and what doesn't.

At the end of that teardown is a link to another teardown where it shows how to remove the display from the chassis. Be aware that unlike some of the older MacBook screens, this isn't one isn't entirely self-contained. Some of the display electronics are now housed in the bottom assembly.

In my opinion, it's not that difficult a job, but an awful lot of trouble to go through for what is just a hairline crack.

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